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Africa Programme Officer for the IDC, Tiffany Shakespeare, talks about how Africa is leading the way in refugee policies. Tiffany also shares updates from the IDC's Africa members - such as a recent CoRMSA workshop on the rights of children and refugees, click above for video.
Middle East & Africa Regional Coordinator for the IDC, Junita Calder, discusses the "toxic stress" of conflict and displacement, and how community hosting initiatives in the Middle East & North Africa are serving as alternatives to immigration detention.
This past International Women's Day,
, the non-profit behind the global campaign for girls' education and empowerment, debuted a powerful new short film entitled
BRAVE GIRL RISING
Watch and share:
UN Committee on Migrant Workers: Call for Inputs
The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families has decided to elaborate General Comment No. 5 on Migrants' Rights to Liberty and Freedom from Arbitrary Detention. The Committee invites all stakeholders to provide inputs to this initiative through a questionnaire by 1 April, 2019.
New Online Course: Fundamentals of Immigration Detention
The use of immigration detention as a migration management tool has become a routine rather than an exception in many countries. In this new course, you will learn the concepts of detention, safeguards provided in international law, the actors involved, and standards of treatment for persons in situations of vulnerability. Register today!
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